U.S.S. LEWIS HANCOCK

(DD-675)

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DD-675 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1943 - Keel Date: 31 MAR 1943
at Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. Kearny N.J.
AUG 1943 - Launch Date: 1 AUG 1943
SEP 1943 - Commissioned: 29 SEP 1943
MAY 1951 - SEP 1954 Commisioning
FEB 1952 - Shellback Initiation - 24 FEB 1952 - Indian Ocean
DEC 1957 - Decommissioned: 18 DEC 1957

DD-675 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Lewis Hancock

Complement: 329 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 5 inches

Beam: 39 feet 7 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to Brazil 1 August 1967